James H. Adams was born in Jun 1712 in Simsbury, Hartford co., Connecticut.
He married Sarah Callender on 8 Dec 1736 in Springfield, Hampden co., Massachusetts. She was the daughter of Philip Callender and Mary Eaton, and was born in 1716.
He died on 22 Apr 1787 in Tinmouth, Rutland co., Vermont at the age of 74. He was buried at Tinmouth. He was preceded in death by his wife.
They had six children: James Callender, Martin, Joseph, Amos, Aaron and Daniel.